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Refugee Rights : Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa.

Author: David Hollenbach
Publisher: Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2008.
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Of the over 33 million refugees and internally displaced people in the world today, a disproportionate percentage are found in Africa. Most have been driven from their homes by armed strife, displacing people into settings that fail to meet standards for even basic human dignity. Protection of the human rights of these people is highly uncertain and unpredictable. Many refugee service agencies agree advocacy on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hollenbach, David.
Refugee Rights : Ethics, Advocacy, and Africa.
Washington : Georgetown University Press, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Hollenbach
ISBN: 9781589014053 1589014057
OCLC Number: 652626238
Description: 1 online resource (273 pages)
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Map of African Countries Discussed; Introduction: Human Rights as an Ethical Framework for Advocacy; Part I: Displacement as a Human Rights Challenge; Part II: Camps, Settlement, and Human Rights; Part III: Gender and the Rights of the Displaced; Part IV: Conflict, Protection, and Return; Part V: Ethics and Rights in Practice; Contributors; Index.

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Of the over 33 million refugees and internally displaced people in the world today, a disproportionate percentage are found in Africa. Most have been driven from their homes by armed strife, displacing people into settings that fail to meet standards for even basic human dignity. Protection of the human rights of these people is highly uncertain and unpredictable. Many refugee service agencies agree advocacy on behalf of the displaced is a key aspect of their task. But those working in the field are so pressed by urgent crises that they can rarely analyze the requirements of advocacy systemati.

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